U.S. U-15 boys beat England on PKs after stoppage-time equalizer

The USA has a chance to finish in ninth place at the U-15 Torneo delle Nazioni thanks to a shootout win over England in Lignano, Italy after the teams tied 1-1 in regulation.

Kenan Hot of the New York Red Bulls academy scored in the second minute of stoppage time of the 70-minute game to equalize after the USA went down, 1-0, to a goal by Divin Mubama. in the 19th minute.

The USA, coached by Steve Klein, ended up in the ninth-place consolation bracket because of losses to co-host Slovenia (1-0) and Mexico (3-0) after opening with a 3-0 win over India.

The USA faces Norway on Saturday.

May 2 in Lignano, Italy
USA 1 England 1. Goal: Hot (Martinez) 70+2; Mubama 19.
USA -- Alguera, Craig (Tanton, 53), Leza (Leone, 53), Martinez, Cortez, Yohannes (Rodriguez, 43), Hot, Perez (Rotundo, 43), Koleosho (Cisneros, 43), Cordova (Torres, 53), Oliva (Brummett, 58)
England -- Beadle, Bryan-Waugh, Clarridge, Parkes, Chambers (Hackett, 54), Mabaya, Chrisene, Spencer (Thomas, 47), Bynoe-Gittens (Forson, 58), Hackford, Mubama (Soonsup-Bell, 47).
Yellow cards: USA -- Cordova 23

Stats: USA / ENG
Shots: 2 / 9
Shots on Goal: 2 / 8
Saves: 7 / 1
Corner Kicks: 3 / 7
Fouls: 8 / 8
Offside: 4 / 1

U.S. U-15 boys national team (2019 Torneo delle Nazioni)
GOALKEEPERS (2)
Damian Alguera (De Anza Force; San Jose, Calif.)
Gabriel Slonina (Chicago Fire academy; Addison, Ill.)
DEFENDERS (6)
John Carlos Cortez (New York Red Bulls academy; Ridgewood, N.J.)
Brandan Craig (Philadelphia Union academy; Philadelphia, Pa.)
Antonio Leone (LAFC academy; Long Beach, Calif.)
Hans Leza (Houston Dynamo academy; Houston, Texas)
Angel Martinez (Seattle Sounders FC academy; Everett, Wash.)
Devan Tanton (UE Cornella/Spain; Barcelona, Spain)
MIDFIELDERS (6)
Kenan Hot (New York Red Bulls academy; Lincroft, N.J.)
Nicolas Perez Guillen (Deportivo Toluca FC/MEX; Guadalajara, Mexico)
Allan Rodriguez (Chicago Fire academy; Elkhart, Ind.)
Evan Rotundo (San Diego Surf; La Mesa, Calif.)
Leonardo Torres (San Antonio FC; San Antonio, Texas)
Aethan Yohannes (AZ Alkmaar/NED; Springfield, Va.)
FORWARDS (5)
Austin Brummett (Seattle Sounders FC academy/Tacoma Defiance; Seattle, Wash.)
Osvaldo Cisneros (Sporting Kansas City academy; Omaha, Neb.)
Cesar Cordova (Houston Dynamo academy; Humble, Texas)
Luca Koleosho (CF Reus Deportiu/Spain; Trumbull, Conn.)
Federico Oliva (Atletico Madrid/Spain; Madrid, Spain)

2 comments about "U.S. U-15 boys beat England on PKs after stoppage-time equalizer".
  1. Wallace Wade, May 4, 2019 at 8:39 a.m.

    That’s really not a particularly good showing for the U15’s. It’s very clear that the best players this country has to offer are not being selected. It’s a closed tryout, so that’s what you get. 

  2. Chris Wasdyke, May 4, 2019 at 6:43 p.m.

    How are you so certain it's a closed tryout?  

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